Chris Potter, is a veteran of the film & television industry, having appeared in over 450 episodes of various programs (including the Lead of 8 television series), in 10 feature films, in excess of 20 TV movies, and having directed 15 television episodes, Chris is without a doubt one of the hardest working individuals in the business!
Chris stars in CBC’s internationally airing hit show “Heartland”. Chris starred in the made-for-television feature The Good Witch and its six sequels. The films’ success led to Hallmark turning it into a television series. Chris also voiced the character Gambit on the FOX Kids hit show “X-Men: The Animated Series”.
Chris has amassed an impressive list of credits over the years and has garnered much recognition for his work. He won the award for Best Actor in a Featured Drama at the New York Independent Film & Video Festival for his work for the thriller Rocket’s Red Glare, and he received a Gemini nomination for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of “Tom Harsburgh” in the provocative television movie Sex Traffic.
Chris was a Series Regular on projects such as “Zoe Busiek: Wild Card”, “Queer As Folk”, “Silk Stalkings”, and “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues” (with the late David Carradine).
Guest appearances include “Law & Order: SVU”, “One Tree Hill”, “Andromeda”, “The Outer Limits”, “Lonesome Dove”, “Counterstrike”, “Street Legal” and “Will & Grace”.
On the big screen, Chris has appeared in the feature films Spymate and The Pacifier (an action thriller starring Vin Diesel). He was also directed by Richard Benjamin in The Shrink Is In, a romantic comedy with Courtney Cox and David Arquette.
When not busy at work (which is a rarity these days) Chris spends his time with his lovely wife and four children in Ontario.